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...De Navitatibus (Kitab al-Mawlid) is the work which earned Albubather the most lasting success ... Albuather is described as “a man of resource, with an ample supply of prescriptions of all kinds, whose enormous repertoire gained him...
...Extremely rare third edition (first, 1485) of one of the most popular and influential astrological compendiums in East and West, published by Lucantonio Giunti. Giunti (or Giunta) was a significant Florentine book publisher and printer, who...
...Offprint of Léopold de Saussure's 'Le système cosmologique Sino-Iranien', Journal asiatique (April–June 1923): 235–97, concluding that the similar Chinese and Iranian cosmological systems originated either in ancient Babylonia or in China...
...Third edition of Abu 'l-Saqr al-Qabisi's tenth-century text al-Madkhal , ‘Introduction to the Art of Astrology’, translated to Latin in the twelfth century by Johannes Hispalensis, with the fourteenth century commentary by Johannes...
...This is the first printing of Haly Abenragel's De iudiciis astrorum (On the Judgements of the Stars), a comprehensive astrological summa. The Arab astrologer Abū al-Ḥasan ‘Alī ibn Abi al-Rijāl, active in Cordoba and Tunis, composed al-Bāri‘...
...Rare Aljamiado manuscript from the 17th-century providing exceptional evidence for the survival of Morisco culture in North Africa, within a generation or two of the final expulsion of the Arabs from Spain on the orders of Philip III...
...First edition of these commentaries on (and discussion of) Book I, Fen I of Avicenna's Canon. Book I, the al-Kulliyat or 'Generalities', is divided into four parts; this first part, or fen, contains the statements of principles and handbook...
...Late fifteenth century saw the flourishing of the so called 'Prenostications', prediction for the coming year. Little is known about Bernard de la Forest, a mathematician, astrologer, and physician, who was active in the first half...